Project Administrator
Jessica Redfearn

Jess started working for Yorkshire Tennis when Advantage Yorkshire began. The administration of this project along with the website and Social Media Outlets are all updated by Jess. Jess joined Yorkshire Tennis on the back of her role within the LTA North team and brings a background of general tennis administration to the role. She is also a Yorkshire Tennis Councillor for South Yorkshire.

Alongside Jess’ Yorkshire Tennis role she will be found coaching at her local tennis club and surrounding schools in Sheffield. Jess still plays competitive tennis in Sheffield and sits on the Sheffield & District Committee. 

County Administrator
Alison Steel 

Alison started working as County Administrator on a self employed part time basis four years ago.
Alison has a wealth of experience in the sports sector, including service with Sheffield City Council which facilitated the opportunity to be involved in the management of the Tennis Competition for the World Student Games in 1991. Alison spent 12 years at Graves Tennis Centre working on the Tennis Development scheme, which saw her involved both on and off court undertaking a number of different roles, including coaching, refereeing, supporting players and parents and undertaking a range of administrative tasks. Latterly Alison has carried out a Coach Education role, prior to taking up an Operations Director role with a National Governing Body of Sport.
Yorkshire Tennis is very forward thinking and Alison enjoys her role in the organisation.

Tennis Administrator
Dave Kitchen                                                                                                                        

Dave Kitchen undertakes the role of Yorkshire Tennis Performance Administration on a self employed part time basis.

Dave is a level 4 coach who has worked in Yorkshire for over 20 years, during his coaching career he has worked with all levels and all ages of players from young to old & from beginner to international level. He is a well known figure within the county scene mainly due to his role as the County Championships organiser and referee.

Dave is currently the highest qualified referee we have in Yorkshire so you will see him at many events and competitions.

Dave took up the role with Yorkshire Tennis in September 2018 and is relishing the opportunity to work with the county. His ultimate goal is to help make Yorkshire the stand out county within the Country.